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Funding Search Databases

External search databases resources which contain thousands of funding opportunities.


University of Minnesota, Pivot (formally COS Funding) is the most complete funding database available and boasts an updated search page to make the searches even easier.

It is recommended that University of Minnesota, Morris faculty and staff create a login account to access advanced features of the Pivot database.

SPIN - Sponsored Projects Information Network

SPIN is a funding opportunities database designed to provide current information on federal, non-federal, and international funding opportunities, including fellowships, research grants, publication support, sabbatical support, RFAs (NIH Guide), curriculum development, conference support, RFPs (Commerce Business Daily), and more. The database contains more than 2,500 sponsoring agencies, which together offer over 11,000 separate funding opportunities.

NOTE: When accesing these databases from off campus, you may need to have a VPN (Virtual Private Network) client installed.